Two Vancouver Police officers seriously stabbed

TWO Vancouver Police officers were stabbed on Monday morning while responding to a 9-1-1 call about a forcible confinement involving a two-year-old child. Both officers were transported to hospital where they are now in stable condition.

The police officers responded to a residential building near Keefer Street and Gore Avenue at about 10 a.m. When they entered the suite, a struggled ensued with the suspect and two officers were stabbed. During the altercation, officers deployed a taser on the 59-year-old suspect. He has been taken to hospital for treatment.

Vancouver Police detectives are investigating the incident. The Independent Investigations Office of BC has been notified.

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